What is VMCA VMware?

What is VMCA VMware?

The VMware Certificate Authority (VMCA) is the default root certificate authority introduced in vSphere 6.0 that supplies the certificates to ensure secure communication over SSL between vCenter Server components and ESXi nodes in the virtualized infrastructure.

Is log4j used in VMware?

VMware uses log4j as well, which is why we have issued VMSA-2021-0028. However, this vulnerability also affects customer workloads. Customers need to assess their entire environment for use of log4j, in both infrastructure and workloads, and remediate it as soon as possible either through patches or workarounds.

How do I enable autostart in VMware?

On the VMware ESXi web management page, go to “Manage“. Under the “System” tab, click on “Autostart“. Click “Edit Settings“. Below that, select the Virtual Machines you want to auto start and click “Enable” above them.

Can we use ova file in VMware?

VMware Pages You can import both . ovf and . ova files.

What is vCenter certificate?

vSphere provides security by using certificates to encrypt communications, authenticate services, and sign tokens. vSphere uses certificates to: Encrypt communications between two nodes, such as vCenter Server and an ESXi host. Authenticate vSphere services.

What is a minimum disk controller requirement for VMware vSAN?

The memory requirements for vSAN depend on the number of disk groups and devices that the ESXi hypervisor must manage. Each host must contain a minimum of 32 GB of memory to accommodate the maximum number of disk groups (5) and maximum number of capacity devices per disk group (7).

Is ESXi impacted by Log4j?

Addendum: There is now a support article VMware Response to CVE-2021-44228: Apache Log4j Remote Code Execution (87068) with a list of products (VMware vSphere ESXi for instance), that are not affected (thanks to the German blog reader for the hint).

How do I make a virtual machine start automatically?

ESX 4. x, ESXi 5. x, and 6.0

  1. Access the settings: Give focus to the host in vCenter. Click the Configuration tab.
  2. Select the options you want: In order to be able to configure any options, enable Allow virtual machines to start and stop automatically with the system.
  3. Click OK when finished.

How do I AutoStart my Azure VM?

Add VMs to the auto-start schedule On your lab Overview page, select the VM under My virtual machines. On the VM’s Overview page, select Auto-start under Operations in the left navigation. On the Auto-start page, select Yes for Allow this virtual machine to be scheduled for automatic start, and then select Save.

What is VMware certificate authority (VMCA)?

The PSC handles things like SSO and the License Server and ships with its own Certificate Authority called VMware Certificate Authority (VMCA). In this blog post we’ll quickly go over some of the modes of VMCA operation and how to download and install the VMCA root certificate into your browser.

What is VMCA used for?

VMCA is not a general purpose CA and its use is limited to VMware components. VMCA Enterprise: VMCA is used as a subordinate CA and is issued subordinate CA signing certificate. It can now issue certificates that trust up to the enterprise CA’s root certificate.

What is the difference between VMCA and VMware Host provisioning?

VMCA issues certificates for VMware solution users, machine certificates for machines on which services are running, and ESXi host certificates. Host provisioning happens when the ESXi host is added to vCenter Server explicitly or as part of the ESXi host installation.

What is VMware Workstation Player?

VMware Workstation Player (formerly known as Player Pro) is a desktop virtualization application that is available for free for personal use. A Commercial License can be applied to enable Workstation Player to run Restricted Virtual Machines created by VMware Workstation Pro and Fusion Pro.